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Dec 23, 2012 8:00am PST
workforce almost 25% and cut government spending almost 22 but we've had to raise taxes as well because it's a pragmatic way forward. but this is what i learned in newark. if you start cutting programs for the poor, you start to inflict a damage not on the poor but on yourself because in this country, it's the truth. it's easier to raise strong children than to heal broken men. we wonder why we have such high prison systems and high medical costs, we're not making the front end investments in colleges and universities and cut their ago central into college and universities, we may get a short-term benefit but lose the long-term gain. >> i think our table is reflecting why congress is having trouble, as well. the other big debate over how to confront violence in schools and across the country. we saw that press conference by wayne lapierre on friday. the national rifle association executive vice president, and, boy, did it draw a fierce reaction. look at the cover of "the new york post" and "daily news." "daily news," craziest man on earth, "new york post," "gun nut." grover, you are a m
Dec 30, 2012 9:00am EST
government is great if you don't have to pay for it. well, now it's time to pay for the bill. maybe when the costs of the stimulus, the obamacare and exploding entitlements are finally deducted from their pay much checks americans will rediscover the virtue of smaller government." doesn't he have a point if we have expanded the size of government so much under president bush and president obama, isn't it time to see somebody pay higher taxes? >> well, the way to economic recovery and growth is not by raising tax rates on the very people that employ the workers you want to keep working. raising taxes is not going to provide the kind of growth that we need in the country to lift the people in the middle income and lower income brackets higher and to provide the capital that's necessary to invest in the markets to hire more people. that's why both senator schumer and i are committed to trying to resolve this cliff problem because -- yes, it would be a very difficult thing and if you want to go back into a recession and lose a million more jobs, then just talk about -- >> that's one place we agr
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